Category Archives: Faculty

The Haverford-Bryn Mawr College Orchestra Fall Concert. The Department of Music at Haverford functions as the music department for Bryn Mawr College. Photo: Thomas Carroll, the Haverford-Bryn Mawr College Orchestra Fall Concert.

The Haverford-Bryn Mawr College Orchestra

Through the combined arts program with Bryn Mawr, Haverford offers more breadth and depth than the typical small college for students who want to participate in the arts on any level as part of their college experience.

Terrence Johnson The intersection of religion and politics is Assistant Professor of Religion Terrence Johnson's forte.

When Worlds Collide

“A professor such as Terrence Johnson is unusual not only in his ability to foster an intellectual community within class but also in his desire to create a more moral society within the Haverford community-at-large.“—Elana Bloomfield ’08 Read the Faculty … Continue reading

An intimate classroom setting. Advanced Latin Literature: Ovid's Love Poetry with Assistant Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan. Photo: Jim Roese.

Academics at Haverford

Haverford’s rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration and pushing the boundaries of each discipline. Most classes are taught seminar style with an emphasis on discussion and debate.

Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Center

The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.

Associate Professor of Physics Peter Love, Haverford College “In non-major science courses, we’re trying to give an understanding of science to people who are not going to be scientists, but who might very well be policy makers or have an impact on the world in other ways,” says Love. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Faculty Profile: Peter Love

Associate Professor of Physics Peter Love not only trains future scientists in the intricacies of quantum mechanics, he helps non-science majors acquire a concept of the field as well. Read the Spring/Summer 2013 Faculty Profile in Haverford magazine »

Prof. Anita Isaacs writes about Latin American politics, pictured here teaching in her home on the Haverford campus. Prof. Anita Isaacs writes about Latin American politics, pictured here teaching in her home on the Haverford campus.

Student-Faculty Ratio

Haverford’s student-faculty ratio is 8:1 and 97% of our full time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. With half the faculty living on campus, mentoring and commitment to excellence in teaching are cornerstones of the Haverford experience.

The funding will support the creation of an online database to collect the previously unreported experimental results observed by Norquist and other scientists working with the compounds. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography The funding will support the creation of an online database to collect the previously unreported experimental results observed by Norquist and other scientists working with the compounds. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Three Haverford Scientists Receive NSF Funding for Collaborative Project

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier, Associate Professor of Chemistry Alexander Norquist, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science Sorelle Friedler (right to left) have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant of $299,998 for their proposal, “The Dark Reaction … Continue reading

Christine Sun Kim, Mellon Artist-in-residence Previous Mellon Artist-in-residence Christine Sun Kim performs during the gallery opening for What Can a Body Do? Photo: Noelia Hobeika '13

Mellon Creative Residencies

The Mellon Creative Residencies Program ignites vibrant engagements between students, faculty, and visiting artists through sustained, dynamic residencies, inside the classroom and out. This fall Haverford hosts a group of renowned artists who will explore topics ranging from memory and … Continue reading

Kitt Peak with Haverford Forget Photoshop, Bochanski used a red LED flashlight to spell out Haverford while photographing during a long exposure to achieve this impressive effect!

Kitt Peak

Astronomy students get the chance to explore the Universe using telescopes like the one shown here, at Kitt Peak National Observatory. Postdoctoral scholar John Bochanski captured this image on a recent trip, where he and Assistant Professor of Astronomy Beth … Continue reading